33 Things: This Week’s Amusing and Intriguing LinksOther, Thirty Three Things — By Rachel Motte on July 16, 2010 at 1:05 am
1. A Policeman Who Blogs…In Verse
2. Zombie sign language!
3. Analysis and Commentary on the Comics Page
4. Ebert on Architecture
5. The Cult of Originality
6. Don’t ever ask a professional designer to make a ‘lost cat’ poster. This might happen.
7. The scientific breakdown of fear’s four stages–the attacked-by-mountain lion edition.
9. Ke$ha… lipsynced by an Asian princess Leia, backup vocals by the rest of the Starwars crew and some starfleet members.
O’Brien: “Congrats to my staff on 4 Emmy nominations. This bodes well for the future of The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien.”
13. Political coalitions and the Tea Party Movement: a conversation among conservative intellectuals.
“Like co-blogger Arnold, I enjoyed reading the discussion among Brink Lindsey, Jonah Goldberg, and Matt Kibbe about the Tea Party Movement and whom libertarians should ally with. All three made good points but none of the three addressed a key issue: what’s the context.”
14. Joe Carter writes like Stephen King. How do you write?
15. Dear Mr. President – I can print and hang your sign cheaper. Put me to work.
“$10,000. That’s how much money the Washington Airports Authority tells ABC News it spent to make and install the sign – a single sign – announcing that the project is “Funded by The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act” and is “Putting America Back to Work.”
19. How Old Spice Took Over the Internet
21. Andrei Tarkovsky’s films are online. Is this good or bad? And what in Odin’s beard was he trying to say, anyway?!
22. Andrew Peterson’s music video is also online. He’s much less ambiguous than Tarkovsky. Also, he has a beard:
23. Japanese solar sail flies on sunlight. Now if we could just get it approved for freeway use…
28. Historians locate King Arthur’s round table. (I’d like mine with pepperoni).